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MEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10

A down week for a majority of the Top 10 with only three individuals either making gains or maintaining their standing in the world rankings.

Former No. 1 ranked Canadian Garrett Rank slipped 18 spots despite finishing third at the Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship. That follows a runner-up finish last year and winning the event in 2016. It’s is fifth top 3 result in 2018.

The biggest move came outside the Top 10 as Laurent Desmarchais climbed 1,127 spots to vault up to the No. 11 spot in the Canadian rankings after winning the Golf Quebec Junior Provincial Match-Play Championship. It was his third win of the year and sixth top 10 finish in eight events in 2018.

HOMETOWN SCHOOL WR + / –
1. Hugo Bernard Mont St-Hilaire, QC (Team Canada) 77 +1
2. Joey Savoie La Prairie, QC (Team Canada) 84
3. Garrett Rank Elmira, ON 120 -18
4. James Song Rancho Santa Fe, CA (California) 144 -3
5. Josh Whalen Napanee, ON (Team Canada) 240
6. Chris Crisologo Richmond, B.C. (Team Canada) 310 -3
7. Charles Corner Cayuga, ON 328 -2
8. Brendan Macdougall Calgary, AB High Point University 479 -5
9. Henry Lee Coquitlam, BC Washington 532 -1
10. Myles Creighton Digby, NS Radford 541 -1

WOMEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10

Unlike their male counterparts, it was a positive week for every member of the Top 10 with Naomi Ko and Ellie Szeryk leading the way, picking up 10 places in the world rankings.

Ko, a member of the Golf Canada National Squad, and Development Squad member Szeryk each picked up points for their showing at the CP Women’s Open. Ko finished 112th while Szeryk was listed as 138th in her first career appearance at the LPGA event.

Outside the Top 10, Tiffany Kong climbed 92 places after placing 122nd in her first ever appearance at the CP Women’s Open. That helped move her up to No. 11 in the Canadian rankings.

Biggest Move:Taylor Kehoe gained 231 spots in the world rankings after finishing seventh at the Randy Wise Junior Open. It’s her sixth straight top 10 result in 2018

HOMETOWN SCHOOL WR + / –
1. Maddie Szeryk Allen, TX (Team Canada) 16
2. Jaclyn Lee Calgary, AB Ohio State 21
3. Naomi Ko Victoria, BC NC State 212 +10
4. Vanessa Ha Montreal, QC San Francisco 271 +4
5. Michelle Ruiz Mississauga, ON Nova Southeastern 272 +4
6. Brigitte Thibault Montreal, QC Fresno State 281 +5
7. Grace St-Germain Ottawa Daytona St. 290 +2
8. Celeste Dao Notre-Dame, QC (Team Canada) 317 +5
9. Jessica Ip Richmond Hill, ON Iowa 395 +5
10. Ellie Szeryk Allen, TX (Team Canada) 459 +10

MEN’S TOP 10

Top ranked Adam Hadwin gained five places in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 11th at The Northern Trust, the first event in the FedEx Cup Playoffs. The result was worth 8.74 world ranking points for Hadwin – his biggest points-paying finish since a top 10 result at the WGC-Mexico Championship. It also ended a string of back-to-back missed cuts and was his first top 20 finish since May. Hadwin moved up to No. 52 in the FedEx Cup standings, which means he would qualify for the third of four playoff events should he maintain that standing this weekend.

The only other Canadian to qualify for the FedEx Cup, Nick Taylor, missed the cut and that left him outside of the top 100 needed to advance to the next round.

Other notable results: No. 4 Benjamin Silverman finished tied for 58th at Web.com Tour Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship; No. 6 Austin Connelly finished tied for 50th at European Tour D+D Real Czech Masters; No. 7 Corey Conners finished tied for 24th at Web.com Tour Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship; No. 8 Adam Svensson, No. 9 David Hearn and No. 10 Roger Sloan all missed the cut at Web.com Tour Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship;

HOMETOWN TOUR WR + / –
1. Adam Hadwin Abbotsford, BC PGA 58 +5
2. Graham DeLaet Weyburn, SK PGA 252 -11
3. Nick Taylor Abbotsford, BC PGA 253 -7
4. Benjamin Silverman Thornhill, ON PGA 258 -10
5. Mackenzie Hughes Dundas, ON PGA 271 -7
6. Austin Connelly Irving, TX EUR 323 -5
7. Corey Conners Listowel, ON PGA 363 -5
8. Adam Svensson Surrey, BC WEB 369 -6
9. David Hearn Brantford, ON PGA 417 -12
10. Roger Sloan Merritt, BC PGA 520 -7

WOMEN’S TOP 10

Brooke Henderson’s victory at the CP Women’s Open vaulted the 20-year-old into the top 10 of the world rankings. The result was worth 56 world ranking points, her biggest points-paying finish since she won the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship last year. It also moved her up to No. 8 in the world, which equals her highest career ranking achieved in December 2016.

Anne-Catherine Tanguay made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 22 spots after finishing in a tie for 46th at the CP Women’s Open. That result was worth 1.51 world ranking points – her best points-paying finish of the year.

Alena Sharp picked up four spots after finishing in a tie for 36th at the CP Women’s Open, which was worth 2.07 world ranking points which is her best points-paying result since the Bahamas Classic back in January.

Other Notable Results: No. 3 Brittany Marchand, No. 4 Maude-Aimee Leblanc, No. 6 Augusta James and No. 9 Jennifer Ha all missed the cut at CP Women’s Open;

HOMETOWN TOUR WR + / –
1. Brooke Henderson Smiths Falls, ON LPGA 8 +6
2. Alena Sharp Hamilton, ON LPGA 177 +4
3. Brittany Marchand Orangeville, ON LPGA 229 -6
4. Maude-Aimee Leblanc Sherbrooke, QC LPGA 310 -7
5. Anne-Catherine Tanguay Quebec City, QC LPGA 357 +22
6. Augusta James Bath, ON SYMT 451 -6
7. Jaclyn Lee Calgary, AB 715 -2
8. Samantha Richdale Kelowna, BC SYMT 826 -2
9. Jennifer Ha Calgary, AB SYMT 886 -1
10. Christina Foster Concord, ON SYMT 915 -4

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